TP Mazembe skipper Joel Kimwaki
Monday Feb 29, 2016. 17:23
Five-time champions TP Mazembe will begin their defence of the CAF Champions League when they travel to Saint George of Ethiopia in the first round of the competition in the weekend of March 11-13.
Mazembe, who this month annexed their third CAF Super Cup, were one of several top clubs who drew bye in the preliminary round of the competition.
Others included Egypt’s Al Ahly, Etoile du Sahel from Tunisia, Algeria’s ES Setif as well as Sudan giants Al Hilal and Al Merreikh.
The full draw:
V Club (COD) v Ferroviario Maputo (MOZ)
Mamelodi Sundowns (RSA) v AC Leopards (CGO)
Warri Wolves (NGR) v Al Merrikh (SUD)
Etoile (CGO) v Entente Setif (ALG)
Wydad Casablanca (MAR) or Douanes (NIG) v CNaPS (MAD)
St George (ETH) v TP Mazembe (COD, holders)
Enyimba (NGR) v Vital'O (BDI)
Olympique Khouribga (MAR) v Etoile Sahel (TUN)
Stade Malien (MLI) v Coton Sport (CMR)
Zesco Utd (ZAM) v Horoya (GUI)
APR (RWA) v Young Africans (TAN)
Recreativo Libolo (ANG) v Al Ahly (EGY)
Kaizer Chiefs (RSA) v ASEC Mimosas (CIV)
Al Ahly Tripoli (LBA) v Al Hilal (SUD)
Union Douala (CMR) v Zamalek (EGY)
Club Africain (TUN) v Mouloudia Bejaia (ALG)
First leg: March 11-13, second: March 18-20